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Beat the Monday Blues with these Motivating Classroom Routines

Contributed by Lauren Gabrio Entering a five-day work week after a relaxing weekend can give us all a case of the Monday blues. Starting the week on a positive note can be especially difficult for educators, since sometimes it feels like the work never really stops. It’s easy to go into Monday with a sluggish […]

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A Candy Bowl of Fun Activities for A School-Day Halloween

Something spooky this way comes! Halloween is a prime opportunity for schools to have fun with their students. But it can also be a good teaching opportunity, if you know where to look for the ideas. Our friends at Edmodo have really dug deep into the spirit of Halloween. They have been gathering tons of […]

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National Energy Awareness Month and STEM Education: How Both are Crucial to Our World’s Future

Contributed by Nicholas Prajka Improvements in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) curriculums over the years has allowed our society to evolve rapidly. While some would argue that improving practices to become more productive and cost-efficient is most important to our society, we should acknowledge that the next step is to find more sustainable energy […]

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National Book Month: Here’s What Books Mean to the EFP Team

Books are imbued with an enduring kind of power. The stories they tell can stick with us for a lifetime. With that in mind, the EFP team is celebrating October’s National Book Month with a look back at books that have made a lasting impression on us. We thought about the books we read when […]

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10 Magnificent Quotes for Teachers on World Teacher’s Day

If we’re being truthful, every day should be a day where we celebrate the profession of teaching. But today in particular, teachers are in the forefront of our thoughts because Oct. 5 is World Teacher’s Day. What we owe to teachers is difficult to put into words, because words alone cannot capture the hours spent […]

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The Impact of Librarians on Your Students’ Reading

Some of the most fond memories from elementary school are from the days when class visited the school’s library. Getting a break to leave the classroom to become immersed in a book was the most enjoyable part of the day for so many students. Unfortunately, many children will not be able to create these memories […]

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How to Make Every Month National Preparedness Month

Wildfires across the West Coast, earthquakes throughout Mexico, and hurricanes like Irma and Harvey – natural disasters have created a remarkable amount of destruction in North America during the past month, hitting close to home for a large portion of Americans. Disasters like these can be anxiety-provoking for anyone, but they present an especially scary […]

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10 Inventive Reading Nooks to Cultivate a Love of Reading

It’s an unspoken golden rule in education that reading is the most important skill to develop in all students. Reading is not only how students access information across all other subjects, it is how students continue to learn past the classroom, past elementary school, past childhood and past college. Because even as adults, reading is […]

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EFP Honored by B Corp for the Fifth Straight Year

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For 2017 As Best for Customers for Creating Most Positive Impact for Customers and Best for Workers for Creating Most Positive Impact for Employees. Evaluated by Comprehensive B Impact Assessment September 12, 2017: CHICAGO, IL Today, Education Funding Partners (EFP) was recognized as being among the companies creating the most positive overall impact on its […]

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West and Education Funding Partners to Drive Revenue for School Districts with Innovative EFP adNet Tool

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SCOTTS VALLEY, CA, September 06, 2017 — West and Education Funding Partners (EFP) today announced a partnership that will give West’s SchoolMessenger Presence website customers a turnkey funding solution through EFP adNet. The tool programmatically serves digital advertising which is seamlessly displayed on school district and school websites. Since 2010, EFP has developed and managed […]

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